9 dead, 16 injured after van crashes into crowd in Canada

TORONTO (AP) -- Police in Canada say nine people are dead and 16 others are injured after a van crashed into a crowd in Canada.

The driver is in custody.

Police Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu says authorities do not yet know the cause or reason for the collision.

Authorities say the van apparently jumped the curb and hit the pedestrians.

Toronto paramedic spokeswoman Kim McKinnon says first responders are on scene treating multiple patients.

Police have shut down the Yonge and Finch intersection following the Monday afternoon incident and Toronto's transit agency says it has suspended service on the subway line running through the area.

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